Laws Relative to Divorce in New Hampshire
Residency Requirements for Filing for Divorce in New Hampshire
To file for a New Hampshire divorce, one of the requirements must be met:
- Both spouses must be residents of the state when the divorce is filed for,
- the spouse filing for divorce must have been a resident of New Hampshire for 1 year immediately prior to filing for divorce and the other spouse was personally served with process within the state; or
- the cause of divorce must have arisen in New Hampshire and one of the spouses must be living in New Hampshire when the divorce is filed for.